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Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-26-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,223
Posted By RVbySDI
Tom, Sorry to hear this news. I was also...

Tom,
Sorry to hear this news. I was also unaware of your situation. Thank you for everything you do for the builder community. Will be praying for you and your wife.
Forum: RV Photo/Video URLs 10-17-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,006
Posted By RVbySDI
Mark's pics are absolutely fantastic! I spent...

Mark's pics are absolutely fantastic!

I spent some time with Mark talking airplanes and watching him take some pictures. His camera setup would make anyone jealous. Top notch stuff and top notch...
Forum: RV-14 09-16-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,218
Posted By RVbySDI
Yes, the engine will stumble in that scenario and...

Yes, the engine will stumble in that scenario and yes the RPM drops off rather dramatically, although I do not recall how much. It has been several years since I experienced this phenomenon.
Forum: RV-14 09-15-2019, 06:10 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,218
Posted By RVbySDI
Bill, I was parked next to you at OSH. I have...

Bill,
I was parked next to you at OSH. I have experienced fuel smell a few times when going LOP in the past. It has happened when I pull the mixture lean too fast in combination with letting the...
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-10-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,349
Posted By RVbySDI
I would second the request for some dimensional...

I would second the request for some dimensional information on the final bracket.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 09-02-2019, 10:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,349
Posted By RVbySDI
just posting as an additional data point. I also...

just posting as an additional data point. I also mounted my red cube on the cockpit side of the firewall. In fact, due to the ECI constant flow fuel injection I have on the IO340, I have two red...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 08-26-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,365
Posted By RVbySDI
The symptoms you describe are similar to mine...

The symptoms you describe are similar to mine last year going to OSH. After several days of trouble shooting various possibilities, DanH finally found a "bugger" of some kind in the affected...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 08-06-2019, 08:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 911
Posted By RVbySDI
Jim, You can also download the savy analysis...

Jim,
You can also download the savy analysis (https://www.savvyanalysis.com/home) app. Go to the website and download their free app. Then you can import your GRT data files into it and see all the...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 07-03-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 542
Posted By RVbySDI
Nope. Not the 360. The stroker is a stroked out...

Nope. Not the 360. The stroker is a stroked out 320. The cylinders have the same dimmensions as a 320. You want the baffle kit for the . . . Wait for it. . . The 320! :D

So how do I know? Well, I...
Forum: GPS 07-01-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,693
Posted By RVbySDI
Hey Walt, I care. And I will agree with you. A...

Hey Walt, I care. And I will agree with you. A delicate electronic device should not live in a hot dirty environment.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-21-2019, 10:55 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 834
Posted By RVbySDI
Just to clarify a point from your post. Even if...

Just to clarify a point from your post. Even if you do add the GRT ARINC module, you still will not have an approach legal gps navigator.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By RVbySDI
Ok. I finally got things ironed out with posting...

Ok. I finally got things ironed out with posting these pics. Here are three pics of pretty much the same view. I know it looks a little busy but these are looking down onto everything behind the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By RVbySDI
I have been attempting to post pictures but...

I have been attempting to post pictures but having difficulty with uploading to flickr. If you wish you can to send me your email maybe it would be faster if I emailed the pics to you. You can send...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-20-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By RVbySDI
the fabricated bracket is angle aluminum mounted...

the fabricated bracket is angle aluminum mounted underneath the ribs aproximately halfway between, and running parrallel to, the sub panel and the firewall. Then two pieces of aluminum running...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-19-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,661
Posted By RVbySDI
I cannot post a pic now but I do have some of an...

I cannot post a pic now but I do have some of an install I did last fall on a tip up 9A. I fabricated a bracket on the underneath side between the firewall and the subpanel on the passenger side. ...
Forum: Traditional Aircraft Engines 05-08-2019, 06:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,730
Posted By RVbySDI
There are multiple posts from several individuals...

There are multiple posts from several individuals with good advice on baffling, etc. All worth investigating for the original poster. However, the original post does not provide info on what the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 04-17-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 720
Posted By RVbySDI
Help with tanks

Here is some light reading for you.
http://www.vansairforce.com/community/search.php?searchid=39890502

If anything it should allow you to recognize you are not alone in dealing with fuel leaks. I...
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 04-01-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By RVbySDI
is another way of saying "leaning forward". Ok,...

is another way of saying "leaning forward". Ok, got it now.
Forum: RV Ongoing Maintenance Issues 03-31-2019, 07:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 899
Posted By RVbySDI
Ok, I give up. What in the world does this mean?

Ok, I give up. What in the world does this mean?
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-22-2019, 07:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 987
Posted By RVbySDI
Any official airspeed communication from Vans...

Any official airspeed communication from Vans will be MPH.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 03-14-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,436
Posted By RVbySDI
[QUOTE=RV10Man;1331636] Hello Marshal, I have...

[QUOTE=RV10Man;1331636]
Hello Marshal,
I have return fuel lines in my 9A. If you have questions let me know. The type of FI system will determine whether you need return lines or not. As for the...
Forum: RV-9/9A 02-25-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,508
Posted By RVbySDI
Mine is mounted on a fabricated gussette on the...

Mine is mounted on a fabricated gussette on the second bulkhead back from the rear baggage bulkhead. If you have a slider anything closer forward and the steel in the slider frame will interfere.
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 07:28 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,494
Posted By RVbySDI
That would not turn out well even if you proved a...

That would not turn out well even if you proved a point. You would violate restricted airspace rules whether the ADS-B provided the FAA info or not. The feds could most likely track me down for such...
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,494
Posted By RVbySDI
A voice of reason!

A voice of reason!
Forum: RV-12/RV-12iS 02-17-2019, 10:47 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,083
Posted By RVbySDI
The first statement about Anual Condition...

The first statement about Anual Condition Inspection and 100 hour not required is correct. Some added clarification on your second statement about E-LSA and EAB.

If one builds an airplane and...
Forum: ADS-B 02-17-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,494
Posted By RVbySDI
Interesting. Ok, below in my signature are my...

Interesting.

Ok, below in my signature are my bottom line credentials, although I fully understand they do not meet the expectation of your intent in asking for them, they never the less, are my...
Forum: ADS-B 02-16-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,494
Posted By RVbySDI
+1 for this Baby Boomer as well.

+1 for this Baby Boomer as well.
Forum: Safety 02-16-2019, 10:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,517
Posted By RVbySDI
My oh my! I am in dire straits then! Living in...

My oh my!

I am in dire straits then!

Living in Oklahoma I have had so many days when I have flown in winds that have greatly exceeded these "Limits" I cannot even begin to count them. Not so sure...
Forum: ADS-B 02-13-2019, 02:13 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,494
Posted By RVbySDI
Yep, that is what would happen. However, there...

Yep, that is what would happen. However, there is that minor legality issue pointed out above in the regulations.
Forum: ADS-B 02-12-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 244
Views: 26,494
Posted By RVbySDI
This is NOT correct. There is a switch that must...

This is NOT correct. There is a switch that must be installed on the GDL82. If one wishes to operate it in anonymous mode, you would have to engage that mode using that switch. Also, it is not...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 06:56 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By RVbySDI
If the builder was planning ahead, he would have...

If the builder was planning ahead, he would have installed terminal blocks at the base of the stick somewhere. Then you could simply disconnect the wires at the terminal block, pull them out of the...
Forum: RV-8/8A 01-19-2019, 02:52 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,224
Posted By RVbySDI
+1 for this. Without knowing your plane's setup...

+1 for this. Without knowing your plane's setup it would be dificult to advise on the wiring. However you do the cut, you will have to account for the additional wire length you will still have...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-06-2019, 10:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,805
Posted By RVbySDI
And at least one with a 180 hp Titan IO340! :D

And at least one with a 180 hp Titan IO340! :D
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 01-05-2019, 06:46 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,145
Posted By RVbySDI
Not sure where this thread is going. For that...

Not sure where this thread is going. For that matter, don't know where it is coming from either. You have a direct reply (actually two direct replies) from THE Garmin representative telling you the...
Forum: Autopilots 12-27-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 838
Posted By RVbySDI
As has been mentioned above, the TruTrak is a...

As has been mentioned above, the TruTrak is a drop in replacement for your existing TT with the exception of adding the recovery button wiring. I have the GRT HX and replaced a Digiflight II with...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 12-23-2018, 06:10 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 10,730
Posted By RVbySDI
Over 9 years with two of them installed in my...

Over 9 years with two of them installed in my plane (have return fuel line with one to measure return fuel). They have worked flawlessly. I do not have them on the hot side of the firewall. I do...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-19-2018, 11:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,327
Posted By RVbySDI
Well, I will have to remember that euphemism for...

Well, I will have to remember that euphemism for the next time the jokes start rolling around the campfire! :D
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-17-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 8,327
Posted By RVbySDI
I can add my comments to the thread but it would...

I can add my comments to the thread but it would only reiterate what everyone has already said. The best advice I can offer is "build what YOU want! Not what anyone else SAYS you want!"

As for...
Forum: RV-9/9A 12-13-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,181
Posted By RVbySDI
The above comments are worth exploring. If you...

The above comments are worth exploring. If you are up to that fiberglass work though then purchasing the O-360 cowl, if vertical induction or the IO-360, if forward induction, will work also. I...
Forum: Safety 11-19-2018, 09:08 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,507
Posted By RVbySDI
I would say the reactions are based upon your...

I would say the reactions are based upon your posts and the links showing that the proposal was addressing creating longer geography. That indicates to the uninitiated there is an emphasis in doing...
Forum: Safety 11-19-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 171
Views: 21,507
Posted By RVbySDI
Ok, so first I have to say - WOW!! Yes Vic, I...

Ok, so first I have to say - WOW!! Yes Vic, I did read all of these posts. So since I did I will reply to a few of those that caought my eye.


Many comments about flying in early and not having...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 11-11-2018, 10:55 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,825
Posted By RVbySDI
Hmmmm, given this concept, what is more...

Hmmmm, given this concept, what is more useful?

1 Kilometer = 1000 meters
1 Meter = one/ten-millionth of the distance from the equator to the north pole along a meridian through Paris, France
OR
1...
Forum: ADS-B 11-08-2018, 09:39 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,786
Posted By RVbySDI
I am not Ken but to address your question,...

I am not Ken but to address your question, proximity of the boxes to each other in a normal situation should not have interference issues. Proximity of antennas, on the other hand, a whole different...
Forum: ADS-B 10-24-2018, 07:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,786
Posted By RVbySDI
Without knowing anything about your build I can...

Without knowing anything about your build I can only guess what you have but there has to be some wires going thru the spar. There may be room for coax there. However, it would also be easy to drill...
Forum: ADS-B 10-23-2018, 09:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,786
Posted By RVbySDI
Just posted on another thread asking about gps...

Just posted on another thread asking about gps antennae installation. I installed my gps antennae on the glareshield. Works great there. As for installation, it is as easy as it gets. Wire power,...
Forum: GPS 10-23-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 910
Posted By RVbySDI
Two gps antennae on the glareshield. One for the...

Two gps antennae on the glareshield. One for the GDL-82, one for the internal gps for the GDU-470. Over a year flying with these. No problems with interferance at all or signal degradation so far.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 10-15-2018, 09:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 884
Posted By RVbySDI
I won't say much about whether I think you should...

I won't say much about whether I think you should build one over the other. All I will say about that is . . . Well, I built a 9!

As for the question of whether one is easier to build than the...
Forum: RV Friends Who Have Passed On 10-02-2018, 03:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,116
Posted By RVbySDI
I am sad to hear of this. I am glad to hear that...

I am sad to hear of this. I am glad to hear that Allen was able to sell his plane.

My condolensces to Allen's family as well as to you and his aviation family.
Forum: RV Building Tips/Techniques 08-08-2018, 08:27 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,585
Posted By RVbySDI
"Is there anything else I can do?" Well, MEK...

"Is there anything else I can do?"

Well, MEK does leave a residue so one other thing you might do is go buy some cheese cloth and wipe down all surfaces that had MEK.

As for getting proseal on the...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-29-2018, 09:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,768
Posted By RVbySDI
#2 fuel injector had something in it. Dan, did...

#2 fuel injector had something in it. Dan, did you ever examine the trash with your magnifying glass?

#4 had a crack 3/4 around the pipe just under the flange.

Sporadic EGT readings due to bad...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-27-2018, 04:01 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 9,768
Posted By RVbySDI
After 5 days with the airplane at the Chapter 75...

After 5 days with the airplane at the Chapter 75 repair station I made it home Thursday with the engine purring like a kitten. Thanks to the guys at EAA chapter 75, especially Eric. Thanks to Dan...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 07-19-2018, 06:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,539
Posted By RVbySDI
Wait what! No analysis today? :( I have waited...

Wait what! No analysis today? :(

I have waited all day to watch the next installment only to login and see. . . Nada! Man real bummer. Well I guess I will go explore the WX maps on my own.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-06-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By RVbySDI
Yes, being a small company, they close the office...

Yes, being a small company, they close the office at noon on Fridays and have a company BBQ. I know if you call them on Monday you will be talking with someone who will help you.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 07-06-2018, 07:26 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,259
Posted By RVbySDI
I would suggest picking up the phone and calling...

I would suggest picking up the phone and calling GRT while you are at your plane. They are fantastic people to work with. Give them a call.
Forum: ADS-B 07-01-2018, 06:04 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,593
Posted By RVbySDI
Or, call or email the G3Xpert guys at Garmin. I...

Or, call or email the G3Xpert guys at Garmin. I am sure between Stein and Garmin you will get your answers.
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 06-24-2018, 06:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,420
Posted By RVbySDI
+1 on this advice. Also, you might want to think...

+1 on this advice. Also, you might want to think about cleaning fuel injectors. I had a similar problem with sporadic CHTs last summer. Cleaned fuel injectors and problem solved.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-13-2018, 09:58 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,180
Posted By RVbySDI
Actually, GRT also provides (free of charge)...

Actually, GRT also provides (free of charge) charts on their site. Here is the link to their download page:
http://grtavionics.com/home/navigation-database-updates/
Forum: Glass Cockpit 06-11-2018, 10:54 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,180
Posted By RVbySDI
Agree with everything said here. In this day...

Agree with everything said here. In this day where it seems people only want to communicate via internet forum, email or texting, it is nice to know GRT is still willing to answer the phone and let...
Forum: RV General Discussion/News 05-18-2018, 06:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 13,686
Posted By RVbySDI
Analogy: I built my airplane using exclusively an...

Analogy:
I built my airplane using exclusively an Avery C-frame hammer dimpler
And a Cleveland Tool hand squeezer. It was noisy using the dimpler so required always having ear protection. I had...
Forum: ADS-B 04-29-2018, 04:56 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,582
Posted By RVbySDI
Please PM me if anyone wants a GDL-82 installed. ...

Please PM me if anyone wants a GDL-82 installed. I would be glad to install your 82 for you.
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-06-2018, 04:37 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By RVbySDI
Bob, Just to clarify my point, I was referring to...

Bob,
Just to clarify my point, I was referring to the shielded wires capability of preventing electrical interference to the actual wiring if the shielded magnetometer wires are routed near other...
Forum: Glass Cockpit 04-06-2018, 09:42 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,004
Posted By RVbySDI
Wires should have little to no impact on the...

Wires should have little to no impact on the operation of the magnetometer(s) provided they are shielded wiring to them. Since you have the harness from Stein, then I would say you will not see any...
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